Publications

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In press      

133.

Allan, J.R., Possingham, H.P., Atkinson, S.C., Waldron, A., Di Marco, M., Butchart, S.H.M., Adams, V.M., Kissling, W.D., Worsdell, T., Sandbrook, C., Gibbon, G., Kumar, K., Mehta, P., Maron, M., Williams, B.A., Jones, K.R., Wintle, B.A., Reside, A.E. & Watson, J.E.M. (2022): The minimum land area requiring conservation attention to safeguard biodiversity. XX (accepted).

132.

Zhao, Z., Koulouzis, S., Bianchi, R., Farshidi, S., Shi, Z., Xin, R., Wang, Y., Li, N., Shi, Y., Timmermans, J. & Kissling, W.D. (2022): Notebook-as-a-VRE (NaaVRE): from private notebooks to a collaborative cloud virtual research environment. Software: Practice and Experience (in press). [ABSTRACT]

131.

Pereira, H.M., Junker, J., Fernández, N., Maes, J., Beja, P., Bonn, A., Breeze, T., Brotons, L., Bruehlheide, H., Buchhorn, M., Capinha, C., Chow, C., Dietrich, K., Dornelas, M., Dubois, G., Fernandez, M., Frenzel, M., Friberg, N., Fritz, S., Georgieva, I., Gobin, A., Guerra, C., Haande, S., Herrando, S., Jandt, U., Kissling, W.D., Kühn, I., Langer, C., Liquete, C., Lyche Solheim, A., Martí , D., Martin, J.G.C., Masur, A., McCallum, I., Mjelde, M., Moe, J., Moersberger, H., Morán-Ordóñez, A., Moreira, F., Musche, M., Navarro, L.M., Orgiazzi, A., Patchett, R., Penev, L., Pino, J., Popova, G., Potts, S., Ramon, A., Sandin, L., Santana, J., Sapundzhieva, A., See, L., Shamoun-Baranes, J., Smets, B., Stoev, P., Tedersoo, L., Tiimann, L., Valdez, J., Vallecillo, S., Van Grunsven, R.H.A., Van De Kerchove, R., Villero, D., Visconti, P., Weinhold, C. & Zuleger, A.M. (2022): Europa Biodiversity Observation Network: integrating data streams to support policy. ARPHA Preprints 3. [ABSTRACT]

130.

Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J., Berenguer, E., Oliveras, I., Bauman, D., Corral-Rivas, J.J., Nava-Miranda, M.G., Both, S., Ndong, J.E., Ondo, F.E., Bengone, N.N., Mihinhou, V., Dalling, J.W., Heineman, K., Figueiredo, A., González-M, R., Norden, N., Hurtado-M, A.B., González, D., Salgado-Negret, B., Reis, S.M., Moraes de Seixas, M.M., Farfan-Rios, W., Shenkin, A., Riutta, T., Girardin, C.A.J., Moore, S., Abernethy, K., Asner, G.P., Bentley, L.P., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Cernusak, L.A., Enquist, B.J., Ewers, R.M., Ferreira, J., Jeffery, K.J., Joly, C.A., Marimon-Junior, B.H., Martin, R.E., Morandi, P.S., Phillips, O.L., Lewis, S.L., Quesada, C.A., Marimon, B.S., Kissling, W.D., Silman, M., The, Y.A., White, L.J.T., Salinas, N., Coomes, D.A., Barlow, J., Adu-Bredu, S. & Malhi, Y. (2022): Functional susceptibility of tropical forests to climate change. Nature Ecology & Evolution (in press). [ABSTRACT] [CODE]

2022      

129.

Wang, Y., Koulouzis, S., Bianchi, R., Li, N., Shi, Y., Timmermans, J., Kissling, W.D. & Zhao, Z. (2022): Scaling notebooks as re-configurable cloud workflows. Data Intelligence 4: 409–425. [ABSTRACT]

128.

Nowak, L., Schleuning, M., Bender, I.M.A., Kissling, W.D. & Fritz, S.A. (2022): Independent variation of avian sensitivity to climate change and adaptive capacity along a tropical elevational gradient. Diversity and Distributions 28: 11231135. [ABSTRACT]

127.

Onstein, R.E., Kissling, W.D. & Linder, H.P. (2022): The megaherbivore gap after the non-avian dinosaur extinctions modified trait evolution and diversification of tropical palms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289: 20212633. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [CODE]

126.

Nowak, L., Schleuning, M., Bender, I.M.A., Böhning-Gaese, K., Dehling, D.M., Fritz, S.A., Kissling, W.D., Mueller, T., Neuschulz, E.L., Pigot, A.L., Sorensen, M.C. & Donoso, I. (2022): Avian seed dispersal may be insufficient for plants to track future temperature change on tropical mountains. Global Ecology & Biogeography 31: 848–860. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

125.

Koma, Z., Seijmonsbergen, A.C., Grootes, M.W., Nattino, F., Groot, J., Sierdsema, H., Foppen, R. & Kissling, W.D. (2022): Better together? Assessing different remote sensing products for predicting habitat suitability of wetland birds. Diversity and Distributions 28: 685–699. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [CODE] [BIRD DATA]

124.

Dracxler, C.M. & Kissling, W.D. (2022): The mutualism–antagonism continuum in Neotropical palm–frugivore interactions: from interaction outcomes to ecosystem dynamics. Biological Reviews 97: 527–553. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

123.

McFadden, I.R., Fritz, S.A., Zimmermann, N.E., Pellissier, L., Kissling, W.D., Tobias, J.A., Schleuning, M. & Graham, C.H. (2022): Global plant-frugivore trait matching is shaped by climate and biogeographic history. Ecology Letters 25: 686–696. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [CODE] [PRESS RELEASE]

122.

Lim, J.Y., Huang, H., Farnsworth, A., Lunt, D.J., Baker, W.J., Morley, R.J., Kissling, W.D. & Hoorn, C. (2022): The Cenozoic history of palms: global diversification, biogeography, and the decline of megathermal forests. Global Ecology & Biogeography 31: 425–439. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [CODE]

121.

Méndez, L., Viana, D.S., Alzate, A., Kissling, W.D., Eiserhardt, W.L., Rozzi, R., Rakotoarinivo, M. & Onstein, R.E. (2022): Megafrugivores as fading shadows of the past: extant frugivores and the abiotic environment as the most important determinants of the distribution of palms on Madagascar. Ecography 2022(2): e05885. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [CODE] [SUPPORTING INFO]

2021      

120.

Skidmore, A.K., Coops, N.C., Neinavaz, E., Ali, A., Schaepman, M.E., Paganini, M., Kissling, W.D., Vihervaara, P., Darvishzadeh, R., Feilhauer, H., Fernandez, M., Fernandez, N., Gorelick, N., Geizendorffer, I., Heiden, U., Heurich, M., Hobern, D., Holzwarth, S., Muller-Karger, F.E., Van De Kerchove, R., Lausch, A., Leitão, P.J., Lock, M.C., Mücher, C.A., O'Connor, B., Rocchini, D., Roeoesli, C., Turner, W., Vis, J.K., Wang, T., Wegmann, M. & Wingate, V. (2021): Priority list of biodiversity metrics to observe from space. Nature Ecology and Evolution 5: 896–906. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

119. de Vries, J.P.R., Koma, Z., Wallis de Vries, M.F. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Identifying fine-scale habitat preferences of threatened butterflies using airborne laser scanning. Diversity and Distributions 27: 1251–1264. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [PRESS RELEASE] [NEWS]
118.

Lim, J.Y., Wasserman, M.D., Veen, J., Despres-Einspenner, M.-L. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Ecological and evolutionary significance of primates’ most consumed plant families. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20210737. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [PRESS RELEASE]

117.

Koma, Z., Grootes, M.W., Meijer, C.W., Nattino, F., Seijmonsbergen, A.C., Sierdsema, H., Foppen, R. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Niche separation of wetland birds revealed from airborne laser scanning. Ecography 44: 907–918. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [PRESS RELEASE]

116.

Koma, Z., Zlinszky, A., Bekő, L., Burai, P., Seijmonsbergen, A.C. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Quantifying 3D vegetation structure in wetlands using differently measured airborne laser scanning data. Ecological Indicators 127: 107752. [ABSTRACT] [CODE] [PRESS RELEASE]

115.

Sales, L., Kissling, W.D., Galetti, M., Naimi, B. & Pires, M. (2021): Climate change reshapes the eco-evolutionary dynamics of a Neotropical seed dispersal system. Global Ecology and Biogeography 30: 1129–1138. [ABSTRACT]

114.

Jamison-Daniels, S.-L., Kissling, W.D., Botha, M., Harris, M.A., Gordon, C.E. & Greve, M. (2021): The role of deterministic succession during forest development within a southern African savanna. Biotropica 53: 466–476. [ABSTRACT]

113.

Koma, Z., Seijmonsbergen, A.C. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Classifying wetland-related land cover types and habitats using fine-scale lidar metrics derived from country-wide Airborne Laser Scanning. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 7: 80–96. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [CODE]

112.

Lenters, T.P., Henderson, A., Dracxler, C.M., Elias, G.A., Mogue Kamga, S., Couvreur, T.L.P. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Integration and harmonization of trait data from plant individuals across heterogeneous sources. Ecological Informatics 62: 101206. [ABSTRACT] [CODE] [BOOKDOWN] [DATA] [YouTube]

111.

Onstein, R.E., Vink, D.N., Veen, J., Barrat, C.D., Flantua, S.G.A., Wich, S.A. & Kissling, W.D. (2021): Understanding the relationship between fruit colour and primate vision requires multiple lines of evidence. A reply to Heymann & Fuzessy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288: 20202981. [ABSTRACT]

110.

Aguirre‐Gutiérrez, J., Rifai, S., Shenkin, A., Oliveras, I., Bentley, L.P., Svátek, M., Girardin, C.A.J., Both, S., Riutta, T., Berenguer, E., Kissling, W.D., Bauman, D., Raab, N., Moore, S., Farfan-Rios, W., Figueiredo, A., Reis, S.M., Ndong, J.E., Ondo, F.E., Bengone, N.N., Mihinhou, V., Moraes de Seixas, M.M., Adu-Bredu, S., Abernethy, K., Asner, G.P., Barlow, J., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Coomes, D.A., Cernusak, L.A., Enquist, B.J., Ewers, R.M., Ferreira, J., Jeffery, K.J., Joly, C.A., Lewis, S.L., Marimon-Junior, B.H., Martin, R.E., Morandi, P.S., Phillips, O.L., Quesada, C.A., Salinas, N., Schwantes Marimon, B., Silman, M., Teh, Y.A., White, L.J.T. & Malhi, Y. (2021): Pantropical modelling of canopy functional traits using Sentinel-2 remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment 252: 112122. [ABSTRACT]

2020      

109.

Meijer, C., Grootes, M.W., Koma, Z., Dzigan, Y., Gonçalves, R., Andela, B., van den Oord, G., Ranguelova, E., Renaud, N. & Kissling, W.D. (2020): Laserchicken - A tool for distributed feature calculation from massive LiDAR point cloud datasets. SoftwareX 12: 100626. [ABSTRACT] [SOFTWARE CODE] [USER MANUAL]   

108.

Meyer, L., Kissling, W.D., Lohmann, L.G., Hortal, J. & Diniz-Filho, J.A.F. (2020): Deconstructing species richness–environment relationships in Neotropical lianas. Journal of Biogeography 47: 2168–2180. [ABSTRACT]

107.

Lim, J.Y., Svenning, J.-C., Göldel, B., Faurby, S. & Kissling, W.D. (2020): Frugivore-fruit size relationships between palms and mammals reveal past and future defaunation impacts. Nature Communications 11: 4904. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE] [BLOG POST] [DATA & CODE]

106.

do Nascimento, L.F., Guimarães Jr, P.R., Onstein, R.E., Kissling, W.D. & Pires, M.M. (2020): Associated evolution of fruit size and color and defensive traits in Neotropical palms. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 33: 858868. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

105.

Chudzinska, M., Dupont, Y.L., Nabe-Nielsen, J., Maia, K.P., Henriksen, M., Rasmussen, C., Kissling, W.D., Hagen, M. & Trøjelsgaard, K. (2020): Combining the strengths of agent-based modelling and network statistics to understand animal movement and interactions with resources: example from within-patch foraging decisions of bumblebees. Ecological Modelling 430: 109119. [ABSTRACT]

104.

Norder, S.J., de Lima, R.F., de Nascimento, L., Lim, J.Y., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Romeiras, M.M., Elias, R.B., Cabezas, F.J., Catarino, L., Ceríaco, L.M.P., Castilla-Beltrán, A., Gabriel, R., de Sequeira, M.M., Kissling, W.D., Nogué, S., Hall, M. van Loon, E.E., Rijsdijk, K., Matosa, M. & Borges, P.A.V. (2020): Global change in microcosms: environmental and societal predictors of land cover change on the Atlantic Ocean Islands. Anthropocene 30: 100242. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

103.

Lear, D., Herman, P., Van Hoey, G., Schepers, L., Tonné, N., Lipizer, M., Muller-Karger, F.E., Appeltans, W., Kissling, W.D., Holdsworth, N., Edwards, M., Pecceu, E., Nygård, H., Canonico, G., Birchenough, S., Graham, G., Deneudt, K., Claus, S., Oset, P. (2020): Supporting the essential - Recommendations for the development of accessible and interoperable marine biological data products. Marine Policy 117: 103958. [ABSTRACT]

102.

Donoso, I., Sorensen, M.C., Blendinger, P.G., Kissling, W.D., Neuschulz, E.L., Mueller, T. & Schleuning, M. (2020): Downsizing of animal communities triggers stronger functional than structural decay in seed-dispersal networks. Nature Communications 11: 1582. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

101.

Onstein, R.E., Vink, D.N. Veen, J., Barrat, C.D., Flantua, S.G.A., Wich, S.A. & Kissling, W.D. (2020): Palm fruit colours are linked to the broad-scale distribution and diversification of primate colour vision systems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287: 20192731. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [PRESS RELEASE] [Feature in FOLIA] 

100.

Schleuning, M., Neuschulz, E.L., Albrecht, J., Bender, I.M.A., Bowler, D.E., Dehling, D.M., Fritz, S.A., Hof, C., Müller, T., Nowak, L., Sorensen, M.C., Böhning-Gaese, K. & Kissling, W.D. (2020): Trait-based assessments of climate-change impacts on interacting species. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35: 319–328. [ABSTRACT]

99. Kattge et al. (incl. Kissling, W.D.) (2020): TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26: 119–188. [ABSTRACT]. Commentary by Fraser (2020).
98.

Meyer, L., Diniz-Filho, J.A.F., Lohmann, L.G., Hortal, J., Pereira, E.B., Rangel, T. & Kissling, W.D. (2020): Canopy height explains species richness in the largest clade of Neotropical lianas. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29: 2637. [ABSTRACT]

2019      

97.

Muellner-Riehl, A.N., Schnitzler, J., Kissling, W.D., Mosbrugger, V., Rijsdijk, K.F., Seijmonsbergen, A.C., Versteegh, H. & Favre, A. (2020): Origins of global mountain plant biodiversity: Testing the ‘mountain‐geobiodiversity hypothesis’. Journal of Biogeography 46: 2826–2838. [ABSTRACT]

96.

Bender, I.M.A., Kissling, W.D., Böhning-Gaese, K., Hensen, I., Kühn, I., Nowak, L., Töpfer, T., Wiegand, T., Dehling, D.M. & Schleuning, M. (2019): Projected impacts of climate change on functional diversity of frugivorous birds along a tropical elevational gradient. Scientific Reports 9: 17708. [ABSTRACT]

95.

Kissling, W.D., Balslev, H., Baker, W.J., Dransfield, J., Göldel, B., Lim, J.Y., Onstein, R.E. & Svenning, J.-C. (2019): PalmTraits 1.0, a species-level functional trait database of palms worldwide. Scientific Data 6: 178. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

94.

Musche, M. Adamescu, M., Angelstam, P., Bacher, S., Bäck, J., Buss, H.L., Duffy C., Flaim, G., Gaillardet, J., Giannakis, G.V., Haase, P., Halada, L., Kissling, W.D., Lundin, L., Matteucci, G., Meesenburg, H., Monteith, D., Nikolaidis, N.P., Pipan, T., Pyšek, P., Rowe, E.C., Roy, D.B., Sier, A., Tappeiner, U., Vilà, M., White, T., Zobel, M. & Klotz, S. (2019): Research questions to facilitate the future development of European long-term ecosystem research infrastructures: a horizon scanning exercise. Journal of Environmental Management 250: 109479. [ABSTRACT]

93.

Schrodt, F., Bailey, J.J., Kissling, W.D., Rijsdijk, K.F., Seijmonsbergen, A.C., van Ree, D., Hjort, J., Lawley, R.S., Williams, C.N., Anderson, M.G., Beier, P., van Beukering, P., Boyd, D.S., Brilha, J., Carcavilla, L., Dahlin, K.M., Gill, J.C., Gordon, J.E., Gray, M., Grundy, M., Hunter, M.L., Lawler, J.J., Monge-Ganuzas, M., Royse, K.R., Stewart, I., Record, S., Turner, W., Zarnetske, P.L. & Field, R. (2019): Opinion: To advance sustainable stewardship, we must document not only biodiversity but geodiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 16155–16158. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

92. Steenvoorden, J., Meddens, A.J.H., Martinez, A.J., Foster, L.J. & Kissling, W.D. (2019): The potential importance of unburned islands as refugia for the persistence of wildlife species in fire-prone ecosystems. Ecology and Evolution 9: 8800–8812. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [FRONT COVER]
91.

Nowak, L., Kissling, W.D., Bender, I.M.A., Dehling, D.M., Böhning-Gaese, K. & Schleuning, M. (2019): Projecting consequences of global warming for the functional diversity of fleshy-fruited plants and frugivorous birds along a tropical elevational gradient. Diversity and Distributions 25: 1362–1374. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

90.

Onstein, R.E., Kissling, W.D., Chatrou, L.W., Couvreur, T.L.P., Morlon, H. & Sauquet, H. (2019): Which frugivory-related traits facilitated historical long-distance dispersal in the custard-apple family (Annonaceae)? Journal of Biogeography 46: 1874–1888. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [PRESS RELEASE] 

89.

Bakx, T.R.M., Koma, Z., Seijmonsbergen, A.C. & Kissling, W.D. (2019): Use and categorization of Light Detection and Ranging vegetation metrics in avian diversity and species distribution research. Diversity and Distributions 25: 1045–1059. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

88.

Barnagaud, J.-Y., Mazet, N., Munoz, F., Grenié, M., Denelle, P., Sobral, M., Kissling, W.D., Sekercioglu, C.H. & Violle, C. (2019): Functional biogeography of dietary strategies in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28: 1004–1017. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

87.

Muñoz, G., Trøjelsgaard, K. & Kissling, W.D. (2019): A synthesis of animal-mediated seed dispersal of palms reveals distinct biogeographic differences in species interactions. Journal of Biogeography 46: 466–484. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]  

86.

Hardisty, A.R., Belbin, L., Hobern, D., McGeoch, M.A., Pirzl, R., Williams, K.J. & Kissling, W.D. (2019): Research infrastructure challenges in preparing Essential Biodiversity Variables data products for alien invasive species. Environmental Research Letters 14: 025005. [ABSTRACT]

85.

Norder, S.J., Proios, K.V., Whittaker, R.J., Alonso, M.R., Borges, P.A.V., Borregaard, M.K., Cowie, R.H., Florens, F.B.V., de Frias Martins, A.M., Ibáñez, M., Kissling, W.D., de Nascimento, L., Otto, R., Parent, C.E., Rigal, F., Warren, B.H., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., van Loon, E.E., Triantis, K.A. & Rijsdijk, K.F. (2019): Beyond the Last Glacial Maximum: Island endemism is best explained by long-lasting archipelago configurations. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28: 184–197. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

84.

Lucas, C., Bouten, W., Koma, Z., Kissling, W.D. & Seijmonsbergen, A.C. (2019): Identification of linear vegetation elements in a rural landscape using LiDAR point clouds. Remote Sensing 11: 292. [ABSTRACT] [CODE]

83.

Muñoz, G., Kissling, W.D. & van Loon, E.E. (2019): Biodiversity Observations Miner: A web application to unlock primary biodiversity data from published literature. Biodiversity Data Journal 7: e28737. [ABSTRACT]

82.

Hardisty, A.R., Michener, W.K., Agosti, D., García, E.A., Bastin, L., Belbin, L., Bowser, A., Buttigieg, P.L., Canhos, D.A.L., Egloff, W., De Giovanni, R., Figueira, R., Groom, Q., Guralnick, R.P., Hobern, D., Hugo, W., Koureas, D., Li-Qiang, J., Los, W., Manuel, J., Poelen, J., Saarenmaa, H., Schigel, D., Uhlir, P.F. & Kissling, W.D. (2019): The Bari Manifesto: An interoperability framework for essential biodiversity variables. Ecological Informatics 49: 22–31. [ABSTRACT]

2018      

81.

Bender, I.M.A., Kissling, W.D., Blendinger, P.G., Böhning-Gaese, K., Hensen, I., Kühn, I., Muñoz, M.C., Neuschulz, E.-L., Nowak, L., Quitián, M., Saavedra, F., Santilláan, V., Töpfer, T., Wiegand, T., Dehling, D.M. & Schleuning, M. (2018): Morphological trait matching shapes plant-frugivore networks across the Andes. Ecography 41: 1910–1919. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

80. Antonelli, A.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Flantua, S.G.A.*, Bermúdez, M.A.*, Mulch, A., Muellner-Riehl, A.N., Kreft, H., Linder, H.P., Badgley, C., Fjeldså, J., Fritz, S.A., Rahbek, C., Herman, F., Hooghiemstra, H. & Hoorn, C.* (2018): Geological and climatic influences on mountain biodiversity. Nature Geoscience 11: 718–725. (* = equal contributions) [ABSTRACT][DATA]
79.

Kissling, W.D., Walls, R., Bowser, A., Jones, M.O., Kattge, J., Agosti, D., Amengual, J., Basset, A., van Bodegom, P.M., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Denny, E.G., Deudero, S., Egloff, W., Elmendorf, S.C., Alonso García, E., Jones, K.D., Jones, O.R., Lavorel, S., Lear, D., Navarro, L.M., Pawar, S., Pirzl, R., Rüger, N., Sal, S., Salguero-Gómez, R., Schigel, D., Schulz, K.-S., Skidmore, A. & Guralnick, R.P. (2018): Towards global data products of Essential Biodiversity Variables on species traits. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 1531–1540. [ABSTRACT] [Highlighted by Editor]   

78. Serna-Chavez, H.M., Kissling, W.D., Veen, L.E., Swenson, N.G. & van Bodegom, P.M. (2018): Spatial scale-dependence of factors driving climate regulation services in the Americas. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 828–838. [ABSTRACT]
77. Onstein, R.E., Baker, W.J., Couvreur, T.L.P., Faurby, S., Herrera‐Alsina, L., Svenning, J.-C. & Kissling, W.D. (2018): To adapt or go extinct? The fate of megafaunal palm fruits under past global change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20180882. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE] [DATA]  
76. Heinen, J.H., van Loon, E.E., Hansen, D.M. & Kissling, W.D. (2018): Extinction-driven changes in frugivore communities on oceanic islands. Ecography 41: 1245–1255. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] [COVER] [BLOG] [YOUTUBE VIDEO]
75.

Pellissier, V., Barnagaud, J.-Y., Kissling, W.D., Şekercioglu, C. & Svenning, J.-C. (2018): Niche packing and expansion account for species richness-productivity relationships in global bird assemblages. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 604–615. [ABSTRACT]

74.

Norder, S.J., Baumgartner, J.B., Borges, P.A.V., Hengl, T., Kissling, W.D., van Loon, E.E. & Rijsdijk, K.F. (2018): A global spatially explicit database of changes in island paleo-area and archipelago configuration during the late Quaternary. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 500–505. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

73.

Kissling, W.D., Ahumada, J.A., Bowser, A., Fernandez, M., Fernandez, N., Garcia, E.A., Guralnick, R.P., Isaac, N.J.B., Kelling, S., Los, W., McRae, L., Mihoub, J.-B., Obst, M., Santamaria, M., Skidmore, A.K., Williams, K.J., Agosti, D., Amariles, D., Arvanitidis, C., Bastin, L., De Leo, F., Egloff, W., Elith J., Hobern, D., Martin, D., Pereira, H.M., Pesole, G., Peterseil, J., Saarenmaa, H., Schigel, D., Schmeller, D.S., Segata, N., Turak, E., Uhlir, P.F., Wee, B. & Hardisty, A.R. (2018): Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale. Biological Reviews 93: 600–625. [ABSTRACT]

2017      

72.

Navarro, L.M., Fernández, N., Guerra, C., Guralnick, R., Kissling, W.D., Londoño, M.C., Muller-Karger, F., Turak, E., Balvanera, P., Costello, M.J., Delavaud, A., El Serafy, G.Y., Ferrier, S., Geijzendorffer, I., Geller, G.N., Jetz, W., Kim, E.-S., Kim, H., Martin, C.S., McGeoch, M.A., Mwampamba, T.H., Nel, J.L., Nicholson, E., Pettorelli, N., Schaepman, M.E., Skidmore, A., Sousa Pinto, I., Vergara, S., Vihervaara, P., Xu, H., Yahara, T., Gill, M. & Pereira, H.M. (2017): Monitoring biodiversity change through effective global coordination. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29: 158–169. [ABSTRACT]

71.

Onstein, R.E., Baker, W.J., Couvreur, T.L.P., Faurby, S., Svenning, J.-C. & Kissling, W.D. (2017): Frugivory-related traits promote speciation of tropical palms. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 19031911. [ABSTRACT] [DATA & CODE] [PRESS RELEASE] [BLOG]

70.

Schmeller, D.S., Mihoub, J.-B., Bowser, A., Arvanitidis, C., Costello, M.J., Fernandez, M., Geller, G., Hobern, D., Kissling, W.D., Regan, E., Saarenmaa, H., Turak, E., & Isaac, N.J.B. (2017): Towards an operational definition of Essential Biodiversity Variables. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 2967–2972. [ABSTRACT]

69.

Barnagaud, J.-Y., Kissling, W.D., Tsirogiannis, C., Fisikopoulos, V., Villéger, S., Sekercioglu, C. & Svenning, J.-C. (2017): Biogeographic, environmental and anthropogenic determinants of global patterns in taxonomic and trait turnover in birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 1190–1200. [ABSTRACT]

68.

Ilsøe, S.K.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Fjeldså, J., Sandel, B. & Svenning, J.-C. (2017): Global variation in woodpecker species richness shaped by tree availability. Journal of Biogeography 44: 1824–1835. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT]

67.

Kissling, W.D., Seijmonsbergen, A.C., Foppen, R.P.B. & Bouten, W. (2017): eEcoLiDAR, eScience infrastructure for ecological applications of LiDAR point clouds: reconstructing the 3D ecosystem structure for animals at regional to continental scales. Research Ideas and Outcomes 3: e14939. [ABSTRACT]

66.

Barratt, C.D., Bwong, B.A., Onstein, R.E., Rosauer, D.F., Menegon, M., Doggart, N., Nagel, P., Kissling, W.D. & Loader, S.P. (2017): Environmental correlates of phylogenetic endemism in amphibians and the conservation of refugia in the Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa. Diversity and Distributions 23: 875–887. [ABSTRACT] [Featured on front cover]

65.

Kissling, W.D. (2017): Has frugivory influenced the macroecology and diversification of a tropical keystone plant family? Research Ideas and Outcomes 3: e14944. [ABSTRACT]

64.

Bender, I.M.A., Kissling, W.D., Böhning-Gaese, K., Hensen, I., Kühn, I., Wiegand, T., Dehling, D.M. & Schleuning, M. (2017): Functionally specialised birds respond flexibly to seasonal changes in fruit availability. Journal of Animal Ecology 86: 800–811. [ABSTRACT] [DATA] 

63.

Irvine, P.J., Kravitz, B., Lawrence, M.G., Gerten, D., Caminade, C., Gosling, S.N., Hendy, E., Kassie, B., Kissling, W.D., Muri, H., Oschlies, A., & Smith, S.J. (2017): Towards a comprehensive climate impacts assessment of solar geoengineering. Earth’s Future 5: 93–106. [ABSTRACT] [Incuded in the Special Issue "Crutzen +10: Reflecting upon 10 years of geoengineering research"]

62.

Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J., Kissling, W.D., Biesmeijer, J.C., WallisDeVries, M.F., Reemer, M. & Carvalheiro, L.G. (2017): Historical changes in the importance of climate and land use as determinants of Dutch pollinator distributions. Journal of Biogeography 44: 696–707. [ABSTRACT]

61.

Cámara-Leret, R., Faurby, S., Macía, M.J., Balslev, H., Göldel, B., Svenning, J.-C., Kissling, W.D., Rønsted, N. & Saslis-Lagoudakis, C.H. (2017): Fundamental species traits explain provisioning services of tropical American palms. Nature Plants 3: 16220. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

 

2016      

60.

McCormack, C.G., Born, W., Irvine, P.J., Achterberg, E.P., Amano, T., Ardron, J., Foster, P.N., Gattuso, J.-P., Hawkins, S.J., Hendy, E., Kissling, W.D., Lluch-Cota, S.E., Murphy, E.J., Ostle, N., Owens, N.J.P., Perry, R.I., Pörtner, H.O., Scholes, R.J., Schurr, F.M., Schweiger, O., Settele, J., Smith, R.K., Smith, S., Thompson, J., Tittensor, D.P., van Kleunen, M., Vivan, C., Vohland, K., Warren, R., Watkinson, A.R., Widdicombe, S., Williamson, P., Woods, E., Blackstock, J.J. & Sutherland, W.J. (2016): Key impacts of climate engineering on biodiversity and ecosystems, with priorities for future research. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences 13: 103–128. [ABSTRACT]

59.

Kissling, W.D., Blach-Overgaard, A., Zwaan, R.E. & Wagner, P. (2016): Historical colonization and dispersal limitation supplement climate and topography in shaping species richness of African lizards (Reptilia: Agaminae). Scientific Reports 6: 34014. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

58.

Burin, G., Kissling, W.D., Guimarães Jr., P.R., Sekercioglu, Ç.H. & Quental, T.B. (2016): Omnivory in birds is a macroevolutionary sink. Nature Communications 7: 11250. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

57.

Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J., Kissling, W.D., Carvalheiro, L.G., WallisDeVries, M.F., Franzén, M. & Biesmeijer, J.C. (2016): Functional traits help to explain half-century long shifts in pollinator distributions. Scientific Reports 6: 24451. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

56.

Sanín, M.J., Kissling, W.D., Bacon, C.D., Borchsenius, F., Galeano, G., Svenning, J.-C., Olivera, J., Ramírez, R., Trénel, P. & Pintaud, J.-C. (2016): The Neogene rise of the tropical Andes facilitated diversification of wax palms (Ceroxylon: Arecaceae) through geographic colonization and climatic niche separation. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 303-317. [ABSTRACT]

55.

Göldel, B., Araujo, A.C., Kissling, W.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2016): Impacts of large herbivores on the spinescence and abundance of palms in the Brazilian Pantanal. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 465-479. [ABSTRACT]

 

2015      

54.

Göldel, B., Kissling, W.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015): Geographic variation and environmental correlates of functional trait distributions in palms (Arecaceae) across the New World. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 602–617. [ABSTRACT]

53.

Kissling, W.D., Hardisty, A., García, E.A., Santamaria, M., De Leo, F., Pesole, G., Freyhof, J., Manset, D., Wissel, S., Konijn, J. & Los, W. (2015): Towards global interoperability for supporting biodiversity research on Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs). Biodiversity 16: 99–107. [ABSTRACT]

52.

Eiserhardt, W.L., Borchsenius, F., Sandel. B., Kissling, W.D. & Svenning, J.-C. (2015): Late Cenozoic climate and the phylogenetic structure of regional conifer floras worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 1136–1148. [ABSTRACT]

51.

Kissling, W.D. (2015): Animal telemetry: follow the insects. Science 349: 597. [ABSTRACT]

50.

Mello, M.A.R., Rodrigues, F.A., da Fontoura Costa, L., Kissling, W.D., Sekercioglu, C.H., Marquitti, F.M.D. & Kalko, E.K.V. (2015): Keystone species in seed dispersal networks are mainly determined by dietary specialization. Oikos 124: 1031–1039. [ABSTRACT]

49.

Weigelt, P., Kissling, W.D., Kisel, Y., Fritz, S.A., Karger, D.N., Kessler, M., Lehtonen, S., Svenning, J.-C. & Kreft, H. (2015): Global patterns and drivers of phylogenetic structure in island floras. Scientific Reports 5: 12213. [ABSTRACT]

48.

Eskildsen, A., Carvalheiro, L.G., Kissling, W.D., Biesmeijer, J.C., Schweiger, O. & Høye, T.T. (2015): Ecological specialization matters: long-term trends in butterfly species richness and assemblage composition depend on multiple functional traits. Diversity and Distributions 21: 792–802. [ABSTRACT] [PRESS RELEASE]

47.

Kissling, W.D. (2015): Ecology of climate change: the importance of biotic interactions by Eric Post. The Quarterly Review of Biology 90: 213–214. [ABSTRACT]

46.

Tjørnløv, R.S., Kissling, W.D., Barnagaud, J.-Y., Bøcher, P.K. & Høye, T.T. (2015): Oviposition site selection of an endangered butterfly at local spatial scales. Journal of Insect Conservation 19: 377–391. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue "The ecology and conservation of butterflies and moths" edited by John W. Dover, Nigel A. D. Bourn, Owen T. Lewis, and Tim G. Shreeve]

45.

Kissling, W.D. & Schleuning, M. (2015): Multispecies interactions across trophic levels at macroscales: retrospective and future directions. Ecography 38: 346–357. [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Intecol Special Issue "The diversity of diversity studies: retrospectives and future directions" edited by Christopher J. Lortie and Jens-Christian Svenning]

44.

Couvreur, T.L.P.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Condamine, F.L., Svenning, J.-C., Rowe, N.P. & Baker, W.J. (2015): Global diversification of a tropical plant growth form: environmental correlates and historical contingencies in climbing palms. Frontiers in Genetics 5: 452. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT] [Included in the Special Issue "Origin of tropical diversity: from clades to communities" edited by Toby Pennington and James Edward Richardson]

 

2014      

43.

Dupont, Y.L., Trøjelsgaard, K., Hagen, M., Henriksen, M.V., Olesen, J.M., Pedersen, N.M.E. & Kissling, W.D. (2014): Spatial structure of an individual-based plant-pollinator network. Oikos 123: 1301–1310. [ABSTRACT]

42.

Kissling, W.D., Dalby, L., Fløjgaard, C., Lenoir, J., Sandel., B., Sandom, C., Trøjelsgaard, K. & Svenning, J.-C. (2014): Establishing macroecological trait datasets: digitalisation, extrapolation and validation of diet preferences in terrestrial mammals worldwide. Ecology and Evolution 4: 2913–2930. [ABSTRACT] [DATA]

41.

Kissling, W.D., Pattemore, D.E. & Hagen, M. (2014): Challenges and prospects in the telemetry of insects. Biological Reviews 89: 511–530. [ABSTRACT]

40.

Barnagaud, J.-Y.*, Kissling, W.D.*, Sandel, B., Eiserhardt, W.L., Sekercioglu, C.H., Enquist, B.J., Tsirogiannis, C. & Svenning, J.-C. (2014): Ecological traits influence the phylogenetic structure of bird species co-occurrences worldwide. Ecology Letters 17: 811–820. (* = shared first authorship) [ABSTRACT]

39.

Cabral, J.S., Weigelt, P., Kissling, W.D. & Kreft, H. (2014): Biogeographic, climatic and spatial drivers differentially affect alpha, beta and gamma diversities on oceanic archipelagos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20133246. [ABSTRACT]

38.

Høye, T.T., Eskildsen, A., Hansen, R.R., Bowden, J.J., Schmidt, N.M. & Kissling, W.D. (2014): Phenology of high-arctic butterflies and their floral resources: species-specific responses to climate change. Current Zoology 60: 243–251. [ABSTRACT]